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How to Connect Google Webmaster Tool with Squirrly SEO

If you set the Webmaster Tool for the first time you need to follow the steps from How to set the Google Webmaster Tool.

If google says you need to verify your website again, follow these steps:

  1. Login to Webmaster Tool and select your website
  2. Go to the Google Settings menu

  3. Select the Verification Details
  4. Select the HTML tag and copy the Webmaster Code

  5. Go to your dashboard and add this code in Squirrly > Settings > Measure your Success

 

Enjoy Squirrly!

google webmaster tool

How to set the Google Webmaster Tool

Why should you use the Google Webmaster Tool

Google created Webmaster Tool as a way to connect your site to their server.
It is the fastest way to tell Google that your site is ready for ranking, and what has your site feed. Google uses this tool to notify you (through email) about the crawling errors, or SEO errors in your site.

How to add your site in Google Webmaster Tool?

1. First, you have to connect to https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/home, and sign in (or create an account, if you don’t have one)google webmaster tool

 

2. Now add your site in webmaster by clicking the “Add a site” button.

3. Choose Alternate Methods to validate and choose HTML Tag.

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4. Google will ask you to validate your site, and it will give you a code like this one.

<meta name="google-site-verification" content="dsa4nIUAyAAjnd0GUX9OpP7yJ2ecwUBHywpOaWakK1g" />

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5. Add that code in Squirrly > Settings > Google webmaster and click “Save settings”.

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6. Go back to the webmaster tool site, and click “Verify site”. You should receive a confirmation message.

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Now that your site is connected, you can submit your sitemap.xml. Learn how to do it.

Squirrly Tracking Tools

Squirrly Tracking Tools


Squirrly comes with the main tracking tools you need for your website.

Google Analytics is the main one. Squirrly will add all the new features from GA in order to use it at its full potential.

Facebook ID is used for both Open Graph and Facebook Insights. If you don’t know your ID, you can enter your Facebook profile URL, and Squirrly will grab the ID from it.

Go to https://developers.facebook.com/tools/debug/og/object to find if you have the correct Open Graph parameters set up.

Pinterest Insights is another power tool that will track your site’s success. We hope you find it useful as we do.